Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale
454 Hazelwood Ave Waynesville, NC28786
Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Tue - Thurs 5pm - 8pm | Fr-Sa: 5pm - 9pm
Reservations: (828) 452-9191

We prepare our menu with the freshest locally sourced Ingredients we can find. We serve regionally raised antibiotic and hormone free beef (choice or better), lamb, chicken, and pork. Many of our seasonal vegetables come from local farms and our fresh fish (never frozen) are harvested from sustainable fisheries. Everything at The Barrel is made from scratch. Menu is designed for maximum enjoyment. Be open minded, and please be patient, it’ll be worth it.

* Warning: Consumption of undercooked meat, poultry, eggs, or seafood may increase the risk of foodborne illnesses. Alert your server if you have special dietary requirements.

Dinner Menu

Bourbon & A Bite

Daily feature of bourbon & a starter. Single or for two. Prices vary daily w/feature bourbon

Fried Housemade Pickle Basket

In house pickled cucumber slices. Served w/ BBQ ranch.  $7.00

Roasted Pepper, Artichoke & Feta Dip

Cheesy dip served w/grilled Flat Bread. Enough to share!  $9.00

Firecracker Shrimp & Fried Green Tomatoes

Spicy grilled shrimp, Green Tomatoes, horseradish cream &Salsa Verde.  $9.50

"Hot Fried" Oysters

Select shucked Oysters, corn flour dusted, lightly fried, tossed in a Sweet and Hot Sauce. Served w/ house Herb Mayo.  $10.00

Hummus Plate

Chef’s choice of housemade Hummus, grilled local Veggies, marinated Feta, Kalamata Olives & grilled Flatbread.  $8.00

Farmer's French Onion Soup

Beef broth, caramelized Onion, house made Croutons & Gruyere Cheese.  $6.50

Chef’s Whim

Our soup of the day $6.00

BB Wedge

Iceberg lettuce, Fresh Tomato, Red Onion, Bleu cheese crumbles, & crispy Bacon.  $7.50

House Salad

Mixed greens, Apple, Sunflower seed Brittle, dried Cranberries, &Red Onion. Served w/your choice of Balsamic Vinaigrette, Buttermilk Ranch, Champagne Honey Vinaigrette, or Bleu Cheese.  $4.00


Crisp heart of Romaine w/ house made Caesar dressing & Parmesan Croutons.  $5.00

Southern Fried Chicken Salad

Hand breaded fried Chicken, Bleu Cheese, crisp Bacon, Apple & hard-boiled Egg on a bed of mixed greens.  $13.00

Seared Sirlon Salad

Swiss cheese crouton, sliced sirloin, pickled red onion & balsamic vinaigrette on a bed of mixed greens  $15.00

All sandwiches are served with your choice of steak fries, brown butter sweet potatoes, or rosemary new potatoes. Sub onion rings $2.75

Bourbon Barrel Burger

½ lb. with smoked Cheddar & white American Cheese, LTO & housemade Pickles on a Brioche roll.  $11.50

B.E.P Burger

House made Black Eyed Pea Burger w/ Lettuce, Tomato, Pickled Onion Cucumber pickles &Sundried Tomato Aioli on a Brioche roll.  $10.50

Add your choice of house or caesar salad for $2.50

Filet Mignon

8oz hand cut upper choice beef Tenderloin served w/ local Green Beans & roasted Shallots over smoked Mushroom & Bacon Mac.  $29.50

Butchers Sirloin

10oz hand cut, upper choice Sirloin, Balsamic Glazed, served w/ Pesto grilled seasonal Vegetables, & Choice of Potato.  $23.50

Bourbon Barrel Ribeye

12oz prized marbled choice Ribeye grilled & Bourbon Glazed, served w/ local Green Beans, over horseradish New Potatoes.  $28.00

*Teres Major Tender Medalions

10oz herb &garlic marinated, pan seared Teres Major served w/balsamic stewed Tomatoes, au gratin Fries & topped w/ “béarnaise butter.”  $21.50

Double Cut Pork Chop

Orange-Chili glazed, bone-in hand cut chop served w/ caramelized onion Smashed Potatoes, & braised Collard Greens.  $21.50

Crispy Eggplant Stack

Fried Eggplant stacked with Feta, Roasted Peppers &fresh herbs, w/ Smoked Mushrooms, & Basil Pesto over herbed Quinoa.  $17.50

*Pan Roasted Airline Chicken Breast

Over creamed corn Grits, melted Green Onions, & topped with our house Bacon/Tomato Jam.  $18.50

*Creole Shrimp & Grits

Grilled shrimp finished in our Creole tomato sauce, served w/ stone ground, smoked Gouda Grits. Finished w/ lemon-parsley oil.  $19.00


Filet Of Salmon


8 oz. Pan seared salmon w/ sauté of brussels, balsamic tomato & smashed potatoes. $23.00

The Meatloaf

House recipe loafs wrapped in apple wood smoked bacon, smothered in our signature steak sauce, topped with fried onion rings over smashed potatoes.  $18.00

Voodoo Pasta

Penne pasta tossed with seared Chicken Breast, Andouille Sausage, sautéed Peppers, Onions & Cajun spiced Cream sauce.  $18.00

Saute of Brussels $2.75

Saute of Seasonal Veggies $2.75

Gratin Fries $3.75

Mac & Cheese $3.75

Lunch Menu

All Sandwiches Come with House Made Chips. Substitute Hand Cut Fries or Side Salad for $1.50

(Bleu Cheese, Ranch, Honey Champagne Vinaigrette, Balsamic Vinaigrette, 1000 Island)

House Salad

Mixed Greens, Herbs, Red Onion, Apple, & Sunflower Brittle | Small $4.00 Large $6.00

Fried Chicken Salad

Mixed Greens, Bleu Cheese, Bacon, Apple, Hard Boiled Egg & Hand Breaded Chicken $11.00

Chicken Caesar

Crisp Heart Romaine w/ Grilled Chicken & Housemade Parmesan Croutons  $9.00

Farmer's French Onion Soup

beef broth, caramelized onion, house-made croutons & gruyere cheese $6.00

Chef’s Whim

our soup of the day $5.00

Paw’s Old Fashioned Burger

¼ lb Black Angus, LTO, White American or Cheddar Cheese  $7.00 (add $2 for a double)

Hazelwood Chicken BLT

Grilled Chicken, LTO , Applewood Bacon & Herb Mayo on a Kaiser $8.50


Hickory Smoked Pork with Ancho Honey BBQ & Cabbage Slaw on a Kaiser $8.00

Chicken Gyro

LTO, Feta Crumbles & Cucumber Yogurt & Sriracha on Flat Bread $8.00

House Made Egg Salad

House Made Egg Salad & LTO on a Kaiser $8.00


Open Face Hot Ham and Swiss Melt with Grilled Pineapple Salsa on Italian Panini  $9.00


Housemade Meatloaf topped with Applewood Smoked Bacon, Steak Sauce, & American Cheese  $12.00

Ribeye Philly

Caramelized Onions & Smoked Mushrooms, on Hoagie w/ American Cheese & Herbed Mayo  $13.00

Black Eyed Pea Burger

House Recipe Vegetable Burger, served with Sundried Tomato & Thyme Mayo, Pickled Onions & Cucumber w/ Lettuce on a Kaiser  $9.50

½ Panini and a Cup of Chef’s Whim $9.00

Wild Turkey

Roast Turkey, Gruyere, Avocado, Sweet Onion Marmalade & Honey Curry Mayo on Seven Grain $9.00


Hummus, Peppadew Peppers, Feta, Cuke- Tomato- Red Onion Salad on Seven Grain  $9.00

Grown Up Grilled Cheese

White American, Cheddar, Gruyere with Bacon & Tomato on Italian Panini  $9.00


Applewood Smoked Bacon, Lettuce, Fried Green Tomato, Blk Pepper Mayo on Italian Panini  $9.00

Warm Roast Beef

Gruyere, Red Onion Marmalade, Horsey Sauce, Au Jus on French Bread  $9.00

Carolina Cuban

Pulled Pork, Ham, Swiss, Pickles, Mustard on French Bread  $9.00


Mozzarella, Tomato, Basil Pesto & Balsamic Drizzle on Italian Panini  $9.00


Corned Beef or Turkey, Gruyere, Thousand Island & Kraut on Italian Panini  $9.00